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22-24Palatine, ILHoliday Sale
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December, 2019
14Chariton
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January, 2020
11Chariton
18Arthur, ILAuction
?Burlington

February, 2020
1Solon
8Chariton
?Coralville
?Marshalltown
?Waterloo

March, 2020
5-7Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
7Solon
11-14Jefferson City, MOOver 100,000 Items!
14Chariton
19-22Fond du Lac, WI59th Annual Sale
?Iowa City

April, 2020
11Chariton
23-25Cresco
?Bettendorf
?Decorah
?Des Moines
?Jefferson
?Knoxville
?Perry
?Sioux City
?Waukee

May, 2020
2Swisher
9Chariton
?Burlington
?Coralville
?Dubuque
?Fort Dodge
?Marion
?Ottumwa
?Webster City

June, 2020
13Chariton
?Waterloo

July, 2020
11Chariton
11-15Newtown, CT45th HUGE Sale
19Detroit, MIBook Fair

August, 2020
6-13Adel
8Chariton
29-30Madrid
30-9/5Jefferson
?Coralville
?Knoxville

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Newtown, CT


45th HUGE Sale
Friends of the C.H. Booth Library
ANNUAL BOOK SALE
at Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
(Across from Fairfield Hills)
Right off I-84, Exit 11, Routes 25 and 34
203-426-4533




July 11 - 15, 2020
  • Details coming soon for the next Huge Book Sale!
Adel, IA


Adel Public Library
303 S 10th St


Aug 6 - 13, 2020
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 9-3, Mon 10-5, Tue-Fri 10-7 (closed Sun)
  • Preview: Thu 9am-7pm, $5 fee
  • 5,600 books; 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$5
  • During Adel Sweet Corn Festival
Ames, IA

Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave
515-239-5646

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-6, Sun 1-5
Bettendorf, IA

Bettendorf Public Library
2950 Learning Campus Dr.
563-344-4177



April
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Fri 5-7:30 pm, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam. $20 fee for scanning
  • 20,000 books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; plus CDs, videos, audiotapes, records, puzzles, etc.; most .75
  • $20 Scanner fee at Preview only
Burlington, IA

Burlington Public Library
210 Court St
319-753-1647



Jan; May
  • Sat 8-5
  • Preview: Fri 10-5, Friends; join at door $10 (coves all 3 sales in current year)
  • 9,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1 plus Collectors Corner.


Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat, library hours
  • Paperbacks $1; hardcovers $3
Cedar Falls, IA

Book Nook
Cedar Falls Public Library
524 Main St.
319-273-8667

Bookstore
  • Monday 10-7, Wednesday 10-4, Saturday 10-4
Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa
Rod Library
1227 W. 27th St

Ongoing
  • Fall & Spring: Mon-Wed 7:30am-midnight, Th 7:30am-10pm, Fri 7:30-7, Sat 10-5, Sun noon-midnight. Summer & May: Mon-Thu 7am-8pm, Fri 7-5, Sat noon-5, Sun noon-8. Interims: Mon-Fri 7:30-5, Sat, Sun closed
  • Hardcovers, DVDs, CDs $2; Paperbacks, LPs, VHS, cassettes $1; prints, posters .50
  • Items change every 2-4 weeks.
    More valuable books have been removed to sell online.
    Cash only
Chariton, IA

Chariton Public Library
803 Braden Ave
641-774-5514



Dec 14; Jan 11, 2020; Feb 8, 2020; March 14, 2020; April 11, 2020; May 9, 2020; June 13, 2020; July 11, 2020; Aug 8, 2020
  • Sat 11-3
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
Clinton, IA

Clinton Public Library
Underground Book Store
306 8th Avenue S
563-242-0840



Bookstore
  • Mon, Sat 10-2, Wed 2-6
Coralville, IA

Friends of Coralville Public Library
1401 5th Street
319-248-1850

Nov; Feb; May; Aug
  • Watch this spot for detail on the upcoming sales!
Council Bluffs, IA


Council Bluffs Public Library
400 Willow Ave
712-323-7553




Bookstore
  • During library hours
Cresco, IA

Cresco Public Library
320 N. Elm St
563-547-2540

April 23 - 25, 2020
  • Thu 4-8, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 4,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1; Sat Bag Sale
Decorah, IA

Luther College Preus Library
700 College Dr
563-387-1166



April
  • Mon-Thu 7:30am-midnight, Fri 7:30am-9pm, Sat 9-9
  • 3,000 books; 30% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $2; hardcovers $5; after day 1, prices decline daily
  • 1 private dealer is invited to purchase books prior to sale
Des Moines, IA

Planned Parenthood BOOKSALE 2019
at Iowa State Fairgrounds
Varied Industries Building
3000 East Grand Avenue
515-234-0414



April

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Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Central Library
1000 Grand Ave

Ongoing
  • Mon-Wed 9-7:30, Thu, Fri 9-5:30, Sun (Sept-May) 1-4:30
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Dubuque, IA

Carnegie-Stout Public Library
360 W 11th St
563-589-4313

May
  • Fri 10-5, Sat 10-1
  • Preview: Thu 2:30-7:30pm, Friends; join at door $5 and up
Evansdale, IA

Evansdale Public Library
123 N Evans Rd
319-232-5367



Ongoing
  • Mon, Thu 11-7, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 11-5
  • 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; books, mags .25; VHS, DVD .50
Fort Dodge, IA

Fort Dodge Public Library
424 Central Ave
515-573-8167

May
  • Tue 9-7, Wed-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus DVDs, puzzles, mags, music CDs; .25-$2.50


Bookstore
  • Mon 1-7, Tue-Fri 11-4; closed Sat, Sun
  • Friends Book Shop on the Square
Garden Grove, IA

Garden Grove Public Library
103 W. Main St.
641-443-2172



Ongoing
  • Mon, Wed, Fri 2-4:30
  • Call 641-443-2445 anytime to look at books
Grinnell, IA

Drake Community Library
930 Park St
641-236-2661



Bookstore
  • Library hours
Hiawatha, IA


Hiawatha Public Library
150 W Willman St.
319-393-1414


Ongoing
Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Public Library
123 S Linn St
319-356-5200



Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 10:30-7, Fri 10:30-5:30, Sat 10:30-4, Sun 12:30-4:30
Iowa City, IA

Shelter House Book Sale
at Johnson County Fairgrounds
4261 Oak Crest Hill Road
Building C
319-351-0326



March
  • Watch this spot for details on the next great book sale!
Jefferson, IA

Jefferson Public Library
200 West Lincolnway St
515-386-3825



April
  • Thu 11-8, Fri 1-5:30, Sat 9-1
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50


Aug 30 - Sept 5, 2020
  • Sat-Sat Library hours
  • Preview: First day 9-1, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam.
  • 4,000+ books; 40% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50; last day - all items half price; books without prices $4/brown grocery bag
Knoxville, IA

Knoxville Public Library
213 E Montgomery
641-828-0585

April; Aug
  • Thu 10-8, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-noon
  • Sat discounted prices
Madrid, IA

Madrid Public Library
100 W. 3rd. St
515-795-3846

Aug 29 - 30, 2020
  • Sat 9-2, Sun noon-2
  • Preview: Sat 8-9 $1 fee
  • 3,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, puzzle, mags; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun $5/box
Malvern, IA

Malvern Public Library
502 Main St.
712-624-8219

Ongoing
Marion, IA

Marion Public Library
1095 6th Ave
319-377-3412

May
  • Sat 10-4, Sun 2-4
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door $10
  • 2,200 books; 80% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; children's .50; Sun $3/bag
  • Newest books are sold in our Bookstore
  • Sat: Marion Art Fest in adjacent park
Marshalltown, IA

Marshalltown Public Library
105 W. Boone St
641-754-5738

Feb
  • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4
  • Preview: Fri 5-7:30pm, Friends; join at door $10
  • 2,000+ books; 80% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; Sun $1/bag
Ottumwa, IA

Ottumwa Public Library Friends, Inc.
Held at: Bridge View Center
102 Church St.
641-682-7563



May
  • Fri noon-8, Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2
  • Credit cards accepted
Perry, IA


Perry Public Library
1101 Willis Ave




April
  • Fri 10-4, Sat 10-2
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted
Red Oak, IA

Red Oak Public Library
400 North 2nd St.

Ongoing
Sioux City, IA

Sioux City Public Library
at: old Younkers store
4380 Sergeant Rd

(former Fashion Bug

April
  • Sat 10-9, Sun noon-6, Mon-Fri 4-8, Sat 10 until books are gone or 6pm.
  • Preview: Frit 6-9, $1 donation
  • Almost 40,000 books; sorted; paperbacks $2; hardcovers $3; children's $1; Last Fri $5/box, $3/bag; Last day free
Solon, IA

Solon Public Library
320 W. Main St.
319-624-2678



Feb 1, 2020; March 7, 2020
  • Sat 8-noon
  • 2,000+ books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; includes CDs, DVDs, audiobooks; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; DVD/Audio $1


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50
Swisher, IA

Swisher Community Library
72 Second St.
319-857-4090

May 2, 2020
  • Sat 8-noon
  • 1,000 books; 60% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50
  • City-wide garage sale
Tipton, IA

Tipton Public Library
206 Cedar St.
319-886-6266

Ongoing
Waterloo, IA

Waterloo Public Library
415 Commercial St
319-291-4496

Feb; June
  • Sat 9-2
  • Preview: Thu prior 5-7pm, Friends; join at door
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 85% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; $4/bag (bags supplied)
  • Some books are removed


Bookstore
  • Mon 10-1, Tue 10-7, Wed-Sat 10-1
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1-$3
Waukee, IA

Waukee Public Library
950 Warrior Lane
515-987-7994



April
  • Sat 8:30-3
  • Preview: Fri 6-7:30pm, Friends; join at door, $25 suggested donation for membership
  • 5,000 books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; partly sorted; children's .50; adult $2
  • Bake sale


Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9:30-8:30, Fri, Sat 9:30-3, Sun 1-4 (Sept-May)
Webster City, IA

Kendall Young Library
1201 Willson Ave
515-832-9100

May
  • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-noon
  • Preview: Thu 10-6, Friends; join at door $5
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Sat: fill a bag, leave a donation
West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines Public Library
4000 Mills Civic Parkway
515-222-3400



Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • 200-300 books

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Arthur, IL



ABC SHOP Used Book Auction
at Otto Center
2058 CR 1800E
1/2 mile south of
Arthur, IL 61911
217-543-2655




Jan 18, 2020
  • ABC SHOP presents
    • Third Annual Used Book Auction
  • Third Saturday of January -  January 18, 2020
    • Auction begins at 9:00 AM
  • Auction by Westfork Auctions, LLC
  • 600 to 800 lots of used books
    • Catalogued by lot
  • Books selected for reading and reference value:
    • Childrens
    • True stories
    • History
    • Biography
    • Religious
    • Humor
    • Old and collectible fiction
    • Sets
    • Anabaptist
  • To view catalog and pictures, visit auctionzip.com, auction ID 38360
  • or the following URL:
  • Dealers Welcome!
  • (217) 543-2655. abcshop@agapemail.com

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Palatine, IL


Palatine Public Library
700 N. North Court
847-358-5881 x 149

Nov 22 - 24
  • HOLIDAY SALE
  • November 22 to 24, 2019
    • Friday 9:30 am to 5 pm
    • Saturday 9:30 am to 4 pm
    • Sunday 12:30 to 3 pm
      • Sunday is Half Price day!
  • All items are individually priced
  • Presenting an excellent selection of Like New Books and Decorative Items Suitable for Gift Giving
    • Christmas Decorations
    • Unopened games, puzzles, DVDs & CDs
    • Many gift quality and rare old books
  • Featuring:
    • Large selection of like new childrens and young adult books
    • Selection of coal mining and engineering books
    • Large collection of military books on planes, tanks and other subjects
    • Sports Illustrated special events in binders
    • Collectors' cookbooks
    • Japanese Ikebana floral design books
  • Thousands of items for the collector or gift giver
  • All items are donated and tax is included in the price
  • Cash and checks only. No credit cards or electronic devices
  • Skip the malls. Come do some holiday shopping in the comfort of the library!

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Baton Rouge, LA


Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar
(LSU Mini-Farm and Nelson Memorial Buildings)
225-578-5925



March 5 - 7, 2020

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Detroit, MI


Detroit Festival of Books!
Eastern Market
Shed 3
2934 Russell Street

Detroit Book Festival




July 19, 2020
  • 4th annual Detroit Festival of Books! (aka: Detroit Bookfest)
  • Sunday, July 19, 2020
    • 10am-4pm
  • FREE entry!
  • Detroit Festival of Books (aka: Detroit Bookfest) will take place inside Shed 3
    • This is the main and largest shed at Eastern Market in Downtown Detroit
  • The book festival will feature over 100 vendors from all over the USA & Canada, selling BOOKS:
    • Used
    • Rare
    • Antiquarian
    • Unusual
    • Ephemera
    • Authors - and more
  • ALSO:
    • Vinyl records
    • Comic books
    • Creative arts
    • Vintage board games -  and more!
  • Food, beer and funk music!
  • Questions? books@detroitbookfest.com
  • Bookfest Home Page
  • Facebook event page

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Jefferson City, MO

Over 100,000 Items!
Missouri River Regional Library and ABLE (Adult Basic Literacy Education)
at St. Martins Knights of Columbus Hall
537 Route T
573-634-2464

From Jefferson City take Highway 50 West to the St. Martins/Lohman exit, go north on Rt. T 1.1 miles to the Knights of Columbus Hall.


March 11 - 14, 2020
  • One of the largest used book sales in the Midwest with over 100,000 items
  • There’s something for everyone!
    • Books
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Puzzles - and more!
  • March 11 to 14, 2020
  • Wednesday, 4:00 - 8:00 pm 
    • Admission is $5 per person (including children in arms or strollers
  • Free admission
    • Thursday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Friday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • We restock Wednesday evening and Thursday and Friday throughout the day.
  • Separate Collectibles Table!
  • Great Prices: from 50 cents to 4 dollars – A bargain hunters dream come true!
    • Friday all items are half-price!
    • Saturday it’s $4.00 per bag and $5.00 per box!
  • Cash and Checks
  • Refreshments available on site
  • All proceeds benefit MRRL and ABLE.
  • Amazing deals! You will enjoy this CLEAN, WELL ORGANIZED sale!

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Fond du Lac, WI

59th Annual Sale
Fond du Lac Branch of AAUW
at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds
Fond du Lac Ave ( old 45)

Held in RECREATION BUILDING


March 19 - 22, 2020
  • 30,000 BOOKS!
  • More than 200 tables full - plus more books underneath!
  • At least 14 tables of Children's books!
  • Sorted into 50 Categories!
  • 60% Hardcover
  • Plenty of elbow room for convenient shopping!
  • Great Prices
    • Regular selections .50-$3
    • Collectible, fine gift books higher
    • Saturday: Half Price Day; Sunday: Box Sale
  • More Items for Sale:
    • Records
    • DVD
    • Toys and Games
    • Puzzles
  • Premier Night March 19
    • Thursday 5 pm to 8 pm
    • $5.00 admission
  • General Sale March 20 to 22, Free admission
    • Friday 9 am to 8 pm
    • Saturday 9 am to 5 pm (Half price)
    • Sunday 9 am to 2 pm (Box sale)
  • Visit our Website
  • Do not miss this wonderful sale!



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